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1999 CORVETTE

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The fifth-generation Corvette, in its third model year, added a fixed-roof hardtop to the lineup that already consisted of coupe and convertible body styles.

V.I.N. NUMBERS

Position Character Description
1 1 US built
2 G General Motors product
3 1 Chevrolet Motor Division vehicle
4 & 5 YY Corvette
6 1 or 2 or 3 Body style number
  • 1 = Two-door fixed-roof hardtop
  • 2 = Two-door hatchback style 07, 08, 77, or 87
  • 3 = Two-door convertible GM body style 67
7 2 or 4 2=Active manual belts with driver and passenger inflatable restraint system
4=Active manual belts with frontal and side-impact driver and front passenger inflatable restraint system
8 G LS1 5.7-liter (346 cu. in) Sequential multiport-fuel-injection (SFI) V8
9 ? A check digit that calculates the characters in the serial number and gives it a single digit code and can be used to verify that the serial number is legitimate
10 X The model year where 1999
11 5 Bowling Green, KY
12-17 100001 and up production sequence
Color Leather Upholstery
Black 193
Light Oak 673
Light Gray 923
Red 943

IDENTIFICATION

Model Model No. Body/Style No. Body Type Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
Coupe 1Y Y07
2-dr. Hatch Coupe - 2 passenger

2-dr. Hatch Coupe - 2 passenger

$39,171 3245 18,078
Hardtop 1Y Y37
2-dr. Hardtop Coupe - 2 passenger

2-dr. Hardtop Coupe - 2 passenger

$38,777 3153 4,031
Convertible 1Y Y67
2-dr. Convertible - 2 passenger

2-dr. Convertible - 2 passenger

$45,579 3246 11,161

ENGINE

Feature Standard Engine (RPO LS6)
Type V-8, 90-degree Overhead valve
Block Cast aluminum block and cylinder head
Displacement 346 cid (5.7 liters)
Bore & Stroke 3.90" x 3.62"
Compression ratio 10.1:1
Brake horsepower 345 @ 5600
Torque 350 lb-ft @ 4400
Main bearing five
Valve lifters hydraulic, two valves per cylinder
Fuel supply Sequential Multi-port injection (MPI) system

TRANSMISSION

CHASSIS

Feature Coupe & Convertible
Wheelbase 104.5 inches (2.654 m)
Overall length 179.7 inches (4.564 m)
Overall width 73.6 inches (1.869 m)
Overall height 47.9 inches (1.217 m)
Front tread 62.0 inches (1.575 m)
Rear tread 62.1 inches (1.577 m)
Standard Tires Front/Rear P245/45ZR-17 Goodyear Eagle GT / P275/40ZR-18 Goodyear Eagle GT
Steering rack and pinion (power assisted)
Front suspension Independent SLA forged-aluminum upper and lower control arms and steering knuckle, transverse monoleaf springs, steel stabilizer bar, and spindle offset.
Rear suspension Independent five-link design with tow and camber adjustment, cast-aluminum upper and lower control arms and knuckle, transverse monoleaf springs, steel tie rods and stabilizer bar, and tubular U-jointed metal matrix composite driveshaft.
Brakes Antilock four-wheel power disc
Body construction Fiberglass; integral perimeter frame with center backbone/all-welded steel body frame construction
Fuel tank 19.1 US Gal (15.9 Imp Gal) (72 liters)

OPTIONS

RPO AAB Memory package to recall settings for
  • outside rearview mirrors
  • radio
  • power seats
  • heating/ventilation and air-conditioning controls
    for coupe and convertible
$150
RPO AG1 Power six-way passenger seat, hardtop only $305
RPO AP9 Parcel net, hardtop only $15
RPO AQ9 Sport seats, coupe and convertible $625
RPO B34 Front floor mats $25
RPO B84 Body side moldings $75
RPO CC3 Roof panel with blue tint $650
RPO C2L Dual body color-keyed roof panel and blue transparent roof panel $950
RPO CJ2 Dual-zone air conditioning $365
RPO D42 Luggage shade and cargo net $50
RPO F45 Continuously Variable Real Time Damping,
not available with RPO ZS1 package or hard top
$1,695
RPO G92 Performance 3.15:1 axle ratio with automatic transmission,
not available with six-speed manual transmission
$100
RPO JL4 Active-handling System $500
RPO LS1 5.7-liter sequential fuel injection aluminum V-8 no-cost option
RPO MN6 Six-speed manual transmission, no charge in hard-top, in other models $825
RPO N37 Tilt-telescope power steering column in coupe and convertible $350
RPO N73 Custom magnesium wheels $3,000
RPO R8C National Corvette Museum factory delivery option $490
RPO T82 Twilight Sentinel for coupe or convertible $60
RPO T96 Fog lamps $69
RPO TR6 Lighting package, hardtop only $95
RPO UNO Delco-Bose music system $100
RPO U1S Remote CD changer $600
RPO UV6 Heads-up display $375
RPO UZ6 Bose speaker and amplifier, hardtop only $820
RPO V49 Front license plate frame $15
RPO CYF California emission system $170
RPO ZS1 Performance handling Package $350
RPO 86U Magnetic Red Metallic paint, coupe and convertible only $500

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